isps

Netflix Caves In To Verizon’s Cease-And-Desist Demands

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Verizon told Netflix to stop blaming them for bad connections, and Netflix apparently has obliged.

isps

Ranking The Best And Worst Internet Service Providers Based On Netflix Speed. Where Does Yours Rank?

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How does your ISP stack up to the other major ISPs in its ability to deliver a quality Netflix experience?

NET NEUTRALITY

Netflix Wants You To Know That Verizon Is Screwing You; Verizon Wants Netflix To Shut The F*ck Up

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Netflix is alerting customers that Verizon is throttling their streaming speeds; Verizon would like them to stop.

The Internet

What John Oliver And His Army Of Trolls Are Getting Wrong About Net Neutrality

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John Oliver means well, but he, and the rest of the pro-net-neutrality team, are getting the argument completely wrong.

COMCAST

John Oliver Took On Net Neutrality Last Night And We’re All The Better For It

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Watch this immediately to become smarter and better at cocktail parties all while laughing.

open internet

The FCC’s New Net Neutrality Rules: What You Need To Know

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The FCC is trying to salvage net neutrality... by going the passive-aggressive route.

COMCAST

Google And Netflix Are Teaming Up Against The FCC’s Net Neutrality Plan

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When Google and Netflix join up, there's nothing they can't do. Except maybe stop buffering when I watch re-runs.

explainers

Here Is What’s Actually Going On With The FCC And Net Neutrality

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The FCC isn't making an about-face on net neutrality. But it is struggling with choosing which bad option is the least awful.

FCC

The FCC Has Changed Its Stance On Net Neutrality And It May Spell Doom For The Internet As We Know It

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The FCC effectively killed net neutrality and your ability to Internet properly in the future.

NET NEUTRALITY

Why Comcast Is About To Lose Its Data Caps

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Comcast is trying to merge with Time Warner Cable, but if it realistically wants that to happen, it's going to have to kiss its data caps goodbye.

NET NEUTRALITY

Verizon Might Already Be Throttling Your Netflix Connection And Admitting To It!

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A customer service conversation ends up revealing that Verizon might already be limiting Netflix and other services following their net neutrality victory.

a la carte

Can Congress Fix The Cable Industry And Give Hope To Cord Cutters?

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New legislation aims to loosen the vice grip on media distribution while providing freedom of choice to consumers.

LAWSUITS

Why Verizon Should Drop Its Net Neutrality Case

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Because, Verizon, you're gonna lose. And you're gonna lose bad.

corporations are more people than actual people people

Alleged Libertarians Oppose Net Neutrality, Get First Amendment Wrong

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You'd think the kind of people who claim to be dedicated to individual liberty and freedom would be all for net neutrality, but apparently it's Communist or something.

infrastructure

America's Internet Sucks So Much, Even Libertarians Are Complaining

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/2755128995_79ae0445c3.jpg"></a>We don't mean to tease libertarians, but it's just so easy when they automatically default to "the free market solves everything.

NET NEUTRALITY

Internet Founding Father Calls Out Comcast On Their Data Caps

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/2073387071_5bc57897b4.jpg"></a>We <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/03/comcast-shows-net-neutrality-is-a-joke-with-new-xbox-service/">mentioned a while back</a> that Comcast had decided that they would just stone-cold ignore the rules over net neutrality, declaring that using their streaming apps and other goodies on the XBox 360 <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/03/comcast-shows-net-neutrality-is-a-joke-with-new-xbox-service/">wouldn't count against customer data caps.</a> That smells bad to a lot of people, including Vint Cerf, one of the key players in writing TCP/IP, and essentially one of the founding fathers of the modern Internet.

bandwidth caps

Comcast Shows Net Neutrality Is A Joke With New XBox Service

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/4320582358_1dab46c05e.jpg"></a>Look, Comcast, we get it: you think we're stupid.

failure

Why We Love The RIAA And ISPs Trying to Police Piracy

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As you may have heard, starting July 12th, ISPs like Comcast and Time Warner and the RIAA have entered into an agreement where, if they see "suspicious activity," they'll offer a "graduated response," <a href="http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2012/03/riaa-and-isps-to-police-your-traffic-starting-july-12.ars">essentially sending you a few nasty emails and then cutting off your Internet service</a>.


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